Chad Nelson was born in Waterbury, Connecticut on November 6th, 1974. He received a BFA in Painting from the Rhode Island School of Design in 1999. He received his MFA in Combined Media from Hunter College in 2005. Mr. Nelson has taught Art at Hunter College and Montclair State University. Chad lives in Tarrytown, NY with his son, Jasper and wife (and fellow Painter), Charlotte Nicholson.